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Windows 7: Upgrading installation help please

12 Jan 2012   #1
runedog

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Upgrading installation help please

Hello all,

After a system scan it seems I had some corrupted Windows files which were affecting bootups which caused periodic freezes. I decided to do a in-place reinstall. and after I uninstalled SP1 all went well until I got to the final reboot and then received the message that the installation could not complete and my Windows version was been returned to the previous version?

Can anyone help please?

Many thanks


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12 Jan 2012   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Please check this tutorial, which explains how to carry out a repair install and may give you a pointer as to where you are going wrong.

Repair Install
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12 Jan 2012   #3
runedog

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Many thanks for your swift reply, very much appreciated.

I followed everything as detailed in the tutorial. The only omiission was I did not uninstall my security suite so maybe this could have been the issue?

Now that Windows (the old install) is active again, some of my programs will not work which is not an issue BUT they will not install as the error says I cannot access the disk?

Thanks again for your help.
Graham
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12 Jan 2012   #4
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

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12 Jan 2012   #5
runedog

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Here are my system specs:

Quiet Coolermaster Cosmos Case
Multiple Quiet 120mm case fans
Quiet Coolermaster 1000W Quad PCI-E PSU
Intel Core i7 950 CPU (3.06Ghz Quad Core)
Quiet CoolIT ECO CPU heatsink & Fan
Asus P6X58D-E motherboard with SATA III support
12 GB Kingston HiperX PC12800 (1600Mhz) DDR3 RAM
120GB OCZ Ultrafast Sandforce Solid State Drive (for OS and programs)
2000GB Samsung SATA hard drive (for data)
24x Sony/NEC Dual Layer DVD +/- Rewriter
ATI HD 5970 2GB PCI Express Graphics card
Creative XFi Xtreme Audio 7.1 channel sound card
2 Front USB 2.0 ports
4 Back USB 2.0 ports
2 Back USB 3.0 ports
Back Firewire port
Onboard Gigabit Ethernet LAN Network Card
802.11n 300mbps wireless network card
Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Many thanks for your time
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